Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Fun Reasons to Stamp - April

Do you need a reason to create a card?  Well, the following list could be your inspiration.

Monthly Observances

Adopt A Greyhound Month Link
Atlanta Food & Wine Month
Arab American Heritage Month Link
ASPCA Month  Link
Alcohol Awareness Month
Amateur Radio Month Link
Autism Awareness Month Link
Cancer Control Month
Car Care Month
Celebrate Diversity Month
Child Abuse Prevention Month
(International) Cesarean Awareness Month Link
Community Spirit Days (1-30)
Confederate History Month
Couple Appreciation Month
Defeat Diabetes Month
Distracted Driving Awareness Month Link
Emotional Overeating Awareness Month
Fair Housing Month Link
Financial Literacy Month Link
Fresh Florida Tomatoes Month
Frog Month Link
Genocide and Human Rights Awareness Month  Link
Global Astronomy Month
Global Child Nutrition Month Link
Grange Month Link
Holy Humor Month
Home Improvement Time (April-Sept.30)
Honor Society Awareness Month (Different Sponsor Than March)
Informed Women Month
International Customer Loyalty Month
International Guitar Month Link
International Twit Award Month
IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) Month Link
Jazz Appreciation Month
Keep America Beautiful  Link
Library Snapshot Month
Month of the Young Child
Math Awareness Month Link  Link
Month of the Military Child Link
National African American Women's Fitness Month
National Autism Awareness Month
National Cancer Control Month  Link
National Child Abuse Prevention Month
National Card and Letter Writing Month
National Decorating Month
National DNA & Genomics & Stem Cell Education & Awareness Month Link
National Donate Life Month
National Facial Protection Month Link
National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Month  Link  Link  Link
National Garden Month Link
National Heartworm Awareness Month Link
National Humor Month
National Kite Month Link
National Knuckles Down Month
National Landscape Architecture Month
National Minority Health Month Link
National Multiple Birth Awareness Month Link
National Occupational Therapy Month
National Parkinson's Awareness Month Link
National Pecan Month Link
National Pest Management Month
National Pet Month Link
National Poetry Month
National Rebuilding Month
National Safe Digging Month Link
National Sarcoidosis Awareness Month Link
Nationally Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) Month
National Sexual Assault Awareness Month Link
National Youth Sports Safety Month
Pharmacists War on Diabetes Month
 Pet First Aid Awareness Month
Physical Wellness Month
Prevent Lyme in Dogs Month Link
Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month
Rosacea Awareness Month
School Library Media Month
Soy Foods Month
Straw Hat Month
Stress Awareness Month
Testicular Cancer Awareness Month
Women's Eye Health & Safety Month
Workplace Conflict Awareness Month
World Habitat Awareness Month
Worldwide Bereaved Spouses Awareness Month


Weekly Observances
*The APAWS Pooper Scooper  Week: 1-7
*Golden Rule Week: 1-7 Link
*Laugh at Work Week: 1-7
*Medication Safety Week: 1-7
*Testicular Cancer Awareness Week: 1-7 (aka Get A Grip Day!)  Link
*Hate Week: 4-10
National Robotics Week: 4-12 Link 
Bat Appreciation Week: 5-11 (First Full Week)
Explore Your Career Options: 5-11
National Blue Ribbon Week:  5-11  (First Full Week) Link  (Child Abuse)
National Public Health Week:  5-11   (First Full Week)
National Window Safety Week:  5-11 
 (First Full Week) American Indian Awareness Week: 6-12  Link
Mule Days: 6-12
The Masters Tournament: 9-12
National Pie Championships: 10-12
Just Pray No! Worldwide Weekend of Prayer and Fasting: 11-12
Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week: 12-18 Link (2nd Full Week)
National Library Week: 12-18  (2nd Full Week)
National Animal Control Appreciation Week: 12-18  Link    (2nd Full Week)
National Public Safety Telecommunicators (911 Operators) Week: 12-18 Link  (Always 2nd Full Week in April)
National Student Employment Week: 12-18 Link (Always the 2nd Full Week)
Pan American Week: 12-18 (Always includes the 14th)
National Volunteer Week: 12-18
Week of The Young Child: 12-18 Link
International Dark Sky Week: 13-18
Undergraduate Research Week: 13-17
 Health Information Privacy and Security Week: 13-18  Link
Global Youth Service Days: 17-19
*Cleaning For A Reason Week: 18-24
*Consumer Awareness Week: 18-23
International Home Furnishings Market: 18-23
International Wildlife Film Week: 18-25 Link
Money Smart Week: 18-25 Link
National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW): 18-25  Link
National Park Week: 18-26 Link
*Police Officers Who Gave Their Lives In The Line of Duty Week: 18-23
Administrative Professionals Week: 19-25 (Last Full Week)
Animal Cruelty/Human Violence Awareness Week: 19-25 Link (3rd Week)
Bedbug Awareness Week:19-25
Coin Week: 19-25 ( 3rd  Full Week)
Fibroid Awareness Week: 19-25 (Always 4th  Week)
Medical Laboratory Professionals Week:19-25   (Last Full Week) Link
Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week: 19-25 Link
National Crime Victims Rights Week: 19-25   Link
National Environmental Education Week: 19-25 Link
*National Occupational Health Nursing Week: 19-25 Link
International Whistlers Week: 19-25 Link  (3rd  full week)
National Infertility Awareness Week: 19-25  Link
National Karaoke Week: 19-25
National Pet ID Week: 19-25 (Always 3rd Week) Link
National Princess Week:19-25 (Always Last Full Week)  Link
Sky Awareness Week: 19-25  (Last Full Week)
National Paperboard Packaging Week: 20-24 (Always includes Earth Day 4/22)
National Playground Safety Week: 20-24 Link
National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week: 20-25 Link
Safe Kids Week: 20-25 Link
Spring Astronomy Week: 20-26 (Always has Spring Astronomy Day)
National Tattoo Week: 22-27 Link
US Film Festival: 22-26
Fiddler's Frolic: 23-26
Gathering of the Nations Powwow: 23-25
Mariachi Week: 23-25 Link
*National Scoop The Poop Week: 24-30
Interstate Mullet Toss: 24-26 (Last  Full Weekend)
National Dance Week: 24-5/3 Link
 (Inlcludes April. 29 which is International Dance Day. But, April 26 is Dance Day as well, which is part of this week.)
National Dream Hotline: 24-26 (Last Weekend)
National & Global Youth Service Days: 24-26 (Last Weekend)
Just Pray No! Worldwide Weekend of Prayer: 25-26
Preservation Week: 26-5/2  Link (re: Libraries)
Air Quality Awareness Week: 26-5/2  Link  (Last Week)
National Toddler Immunization Week: 27-5/2 Link

Daily Observances 


NOTE:  An * in front of the day means that the observance is on the same date every year regardless of the day it falls on.
*April Fools  or All Fools Day: 1
*Atheist Day: 1 Link
*Boomer Bonus Days: 1
*International Tatting Day: 1 Link
*Library Snap Shot Day: 1
*Myles Day: 1
National Day of Hope: 1 (First Wednesday)
*National Fun Day: 1
National Fun at Work Day: 1 (Always the 1st, or the following Thurs. if it falls on the weekend.)
National Walking Day: 1 Link  (First Wednesday)
Paraprofessional Appreciation Day: 1  (First Wednesday)
*Poetry & The Creative Mind Day: 1
*Reading is Funny Day: 1
*Sorry Charlie Day: 1
*St. Stupid Day: 1 Link
*US Air force Academy Day: 1
Whole Grain Sampling Day: 1 (First Wednesday)
*International Children's Book Day: 2
*National Ferret Day: 2
*National Love Your Produce Manager Day: 2
*National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day: 2 Link
*Reconciliation Day: 2
*World Autism Day: 2 Link
*Don't Go To Work Unless It's Fun Day: 3 Link
*Find A Rainbow Day: 3 Link  (Some also call it "Share A Rainbow Day.")
National D.A.R.E. Day: 2 Link
*National Sexual Assault Awareness Month's Day of Action (SAAM) : 2 Link
*Pony Express Day: 3
*Tweed Day: 3
*Weed Out Hate: Sow The Seeds of Greatness Day: 3
*World Party Day: 3  Link
Hospital Admitting Clerks Day: 3 (First Friday)
National Walk To Work Day: 3 Link ( Always First Friday and Different sponsor than one on Sept. 28)
Every Day is Tag Day: 4 Link (First Saturday)
International Pillow Fight Day: 4  Link  (Always First Saturday)
  Note: Photo of Georgia participating in Pillow Fight Day in D.C.. (Not for re-use)
International Tabletop Day: 4 Link
*International Day for Mine Awareness& Assistance in Mine Action: 4
National Love Our Children Day: 4 (First Saturday)
Passover: 4
Square Root Day: 4 (Upcoming in 2016. See Link.)
Tangible Karma Day: 4 (First Saturday) Link
*Victims of Violence Wholly Day: 4
*Vitamin C Day: 4
*World Rat Day: 4 Link
Tangible Karma Day: 4 (First Saturday) Link
Easter: 5
International Whistler's Day: 5 Link
*National Deep Dish Pizza Day: 5 Link
Plum Pudding Day: 5 Link (Note: Eaten on Easter. But, if eaten on 12/25 it's Christmas Pudding Day.)
*Army Day: 6 Link
*New Beers Eve: 6 Link
*Drowsy Driver Awareness Day: 6
Dyngas Day: 6 (Always on Easter)
*Hostess Twinkie Day: 6  Link
*International Day of Sport for Development and Peace: 6 Link
*National Student Athlete Day: 6  Link
* Charlie the Tuna Day: 6 Link
*Tartan Day: 6 Link
*The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Day: 6
Tater Day ( It's Sweet Potatoes) : 6 Link  (First Monday in April)
 Note: Not the same as the Yambilee Festival in October.
*Teflon Day: 6
White House Easter Egg Roll: 6
*Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Rwanda Genocide: 7 Link
Equal Pay Day: 7 Link
*International Beaver Day: 7
*International Snailpapers Day: 7
*Metric System Day: 7
*National Beer Day: 7 Link
*No Housework Day: 7
*World Health Day (UN): 7
*World Health Organization Day: 7 Link
*Buddah Day: 8 (Japan)  Link  (also celebrated in May)
*Draw A Bird Day: 8  Link
*International Roma Day: 8
*National Dog Fighting Awareness Day: 8
*Trading Cards For Grown-ups Day: 8 Link
National Alcohol Screening Day: 9 (Thursday of first full week) 
*National Cherish An Antique Day: 9
*National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day: 9
*Appomattox Day: 9 Link
*Jenkins Ear Day: 9
*Winston Churchill Day: 9
*ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) Day: 10  Link
*National Farm Animals Day: 10 Link
*National Sibling Day: 10 Link
*Salvation Army Founder's Day: 10
*Safety Pin Day: 10
Baby Massage Day: 11 Link (Always 2nd Saturday)
*Barbershop Quartet Day: 11
*Education and Sharing Day: 11 (Jewish) Link
*International "Louie Louie" Day: 11
*National Pet Day: 11 Link
*National Teach Children To Save Day: 11
*World Parkinson's Disease Day: 11 Link
*D.E.A.R. Day (aka Drop Everything And Read): 12 Link
*Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day: 12 Link  Link
*International Day of Human Space Flight: 12
Global Day to End Child Sexual Abuse: 12 Link (2nd Sunday)
*International Day for Street Children: 12 Link  (Note: Different than one on Jan. 31)
*Licorice Day: 12 Link
*Slow Art Day: 12 Link
*Walk on Your Wild Side Day: 12
*Scrabble Day: 13
*Thomas Jefferson Day: 13
*Undiagnosed Children's Awareness Day: 13  Link
Vaisakhi: 13
*Children with Alopecia Day: 14
*Dictionary Day: 14 (Always part of Library Week. Not the same as the one in October.)  Link
*International Moment of Laughter Day: 14
 National Be Kind To Lawyers Day: 14 Link  (2nd Tuesday)
*National Dolphin Day: 14
National Library Workers Day: 14
National Library Day: 14 Link (Always the Tuesday of Library Week)
*National Pecan Day: 14 Link
*Pan American Day: 14
*Pathologists' Assistant Day: 14
*Bicycle Day: 15 Link
Holocaust Remembrance Day: 15 Link
*Income Tax Pay Day: 15
*Jackie Robinson Day: 15 Link
*McDonald's Day: 15
*Rubber Eraser Day: 15  Link
*Take a Wild Guess Day: 15
*That Sucks Day: 15
*World Art Day: 15 (DaVinci's Birthday)  Link
National Bookmobile Day: 15 Link (Always 3rd Wednesday)
Celebrate Teen Literature Day: 16 (Always Thurs. of Library Week)
Get to Know Your Customers Day: 16 ( January 15,  April 16, July 16 and October 15)
High Five Day: 16 Link  (Third Thursday.)
National Ask An Atheist Day: 16 (Third Thursday) Link
*National Health Care Decisions Day: 16 Link
National Stress Awareness Day: 16 (First Workday After Income Taxes Are Due)
*National Wear Your Pajamas To Work Day: 16  Link  (The Day After Income Taxes Are Due)
*Save The Elephant Day: 16
Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) : 16 (at sundown)  Link
*Bat Appreciation Day: 17 (Emerge from hibernation)
*Blah! Blah! Blah! Day: 17
*Ellis Island Family History Day: 17
*Ford Mustang Day: 17
*National Haiku Poetry Day: 17 Link
*Nothing Like A Dame Day: 17
National Day of Silence: 17 Link
*Adult Autism Day: 18
*National Columnists' Day:  18 Link   (Not the same sponsor as June 23rd)
*National Golf Day: 18 Link
*Pet Owners Independence Day: 18
*International Amateur Radio Day: 18 Link
Auctioneers Day: 18 (3rd Saturday)
Husband Appreciation Day: 18 (3rd Saturday)
Record Store Day: 18 (3rd Saturday)
*John Parker Day: 19
*National Garlic Day: 19 Link
*National Hanging Out Day: 19
*Oklahoma City Bombing Commemoration Day: 19
*Chinese Language Day: 20 Link
*National Pot Smokers Day: 20 Link
Boston Marathon: 20  (3rd Monday)
*Bulldogs are Beautiful Day: 21
*Kindergarten Day: 21
*National Chocolate-covered Cashews Day: 21  Link
*National Surprise Drug Test Day: 21 Link (Follows National Pot Smokers Day 4/20)
Administrative Professionals Day or Secretary's Day: 22
*Chemists Celebrate The Earth Day: 22
*Earth Day: 22
*Girl Scout Leaders Day: 22 Link
*"In God We Trust Day" Day: 22 (coins)
*Mother Earth Day: 22
*National Jelly Bean Day: 22  Link
*English Language Day: 23 Link
*Impossible Astronaut Day: 23 Link and Link (Dr. Who)
National Lost Dog Awareness Day: 23 Link  Link
*Movie Theatre Day: 23
Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day: 23 Link (4th Thursday)
*Talk Like Shakespeare Day: 23 Link
*World Book & Copyright Day: 23  Link
*World Book Night: 23  Link  Link
*Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day: 24 Link
National Hairball Awareness Day: 24 (Always Last Friday)
*New Kids on The Block Day: 24 Link
National Teach Your Children To Save Day: 24 Link 
Satchmo Days: 24-26  Link (See also May)
*World Meningitis Day: 24 Link
Arbor Day: 24 (Last Friday)
Bob Wills Day: 25 Link  (Last Saturday)
*DNA Day: 25 Link
Eeyore's Birthday Day: 25  (Last Saturday) Link
*Hairstylists Appreciation Day: 25 
*Hug A Plumber Day or Plumbers Day: 25 Link
International Marconi Day: 25 Link
*License Plates Day: 25
*National Mani-pedi Day: 25  Link
*Malaria Awareness Day: 25
National Dance Day: 25 (Part of Dance Week. Different from one in July.)
National Go Birding Day: 25 (Last Saturday)
National Herb Day: 25 (Last Saturday)
*Parental Alienation Day: 25 Link
Penguin Day: 25  (Last Saturday)  Link
National Rebuilding Day: 25 (Last Saturday)*Red Hat Society Day: 25  Link 
 Note: This is the official day every year.
Various chapters will have their own birthday celebrations as well on different dates.

Save The Frogs Day: 25 Link  (Last Saturday)
Sense of Smell Day: 25 Link  (Last Saturday)
Spring Astronomy Day: 25 (Saturday nearest the first quarter moon)
World Day for Animals in Laboratories: 25 Link (Last Saturday)
World Healing Day: 25 Link (Last Saturday)
World Veterinary Day: 25(Last Saturday)
World Tai Chi & Qigong Day: 25 Link ((Last Saturday)
*World Penguin Day: 25 Link  Link
Do Dah Day (Pasadena): 26  Link
 Note: Several cities have a Do Dah Day & Parade.  Pasadena was the first.
*Hug An Australian Day: 26
*National Help A Horse Day: 26
*Audubon Day: 26 Link
Mother, Father Deaf Day: 26 (Last Sunday)
*National Kids and Pets Day: 26  Link
*National Pretzel Day: 26  Link
National Pet Parent's Day: 26 (Last Sunday)
Pinhole Photography Day: 26 Link  (Always last Sunday)
*Richter Scale Day: 26
*World Intellectual Property Day: 26 Link
*Babe Ruth Day: 27
* Mantanzas Mule Day: 27
*Morse Code Day: 27 (Some also observe on May 24)
*Biological Clock Day: 28
One Day Without Shoes Day: 28 Link
*Workers Memorial Day: 28
*World Day for Safety and Health at Work: 28 Link
*Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare: 29  Link
*International Dance Day: 29 Link  Link
International Guide Dogs Day: 29 Link (Last Wednesday)
* "Peace" Rose Day: 29  (The flower)
*World Wish Day: 29 Link
*Zipper Day: 29
*Adopt A Shelter Pet Day: 30 Link
*Beltane: 30
*Bugs Bunny Day: 30
(Note: Hair Stylist Appreciation Day is Not April 30! It's April 25. See above.)
*International Jazz Day: 30
*Díá De Los Niños / Díá De Los Libros Day: 30
*National Animal Advocacy Day: 30
*National Honesty Day: 30
Poem In Your Pocket Day: 30 Link
*Spank Out Day - USA: 30
*Walpurgis Night: 30
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